OUR GENEROUS SPONSORS
Family History Symposium- Friday, March 18, 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Main Sessions - Saturday, March 19, 8:30 AM - 6:30 PM
Networking Reception Immediately Following 6:30 - 8:00 PM
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Thomas K. Weber, MD, FACS
Professor of Surgery, State University of New York at Downstate
Martha Raymond MA, CPN
Executive Director, Michael's Mission and Founder & CEO The Raymond Foundation
American Cancer Society
This event will bring together early age onset (EAO) colorectal cancer (CRC) survivors, loved ones, health care professionals and researchers from across the country. The program will provide extensive opportunities for participants to advance their understanding of the rapidly increasing incidence of rectal and colon cancer among young adults under 50 years of age in the U.S. and abroad.
This ground breaking program will, for a second year, provide both survivors and health care professional’s opportunities to leverage each other’s insights and provide an opportunity for all to hear leading clinicians and scientists on the epidemiology, pathogenesis, genomics and quality of life preserving treatment options for EAO-CRC.
The course will include lectures, workshops and panel discussions designed to facilitate multidisciplinary consensus regarding the priorities of EAO-CRC prevention, clinical care, quality of life and research moving forward.
Summit will feature presentations
from leading clinicians, epidemiologists and researchers from the nation’s
leading cancer centers and advocacy organizations including: the
American Cancer Society, Bowel Cancer UK, Columbia University, MD
Anderson Cancer Center, Memorial Sloan Kettering, New York University School of Medicine, the Raymond Foundation, Tulane University, the University of California Berkley Public Health Institute, State University of New York Health Sciences Center, the
University of Colorado, the University of Pittsburgh.
The Summit will consist of four sessions and a stakeholders luncheon.
Sessions to include:
Young Adult CRC: A Global Challenge
Quality of Life Symposium
Epidemiology: What is Driving the Increasing Incidence of YA CRC?
Reducing Young Adult CRC Mortality in the United States & Beyond: